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Ginataang Sugpo (Prawns in Coconut Milk)

One of the most tastiest Filipino seafood dish is prawns in coconut milk or locally known as ginataang sugpo. If prawns are hard to find in the market, you can also use jumbo shrimps but in my opinion, prawns are tastier specially those big black tiger prawns.

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Squid and Shrimp Balls Seafood Soup

There is great tasting dish you can make from squid balls, shrimp balls or kikiam that you usually see as street food which is fried and poured with sweet sauce. You can also mix this soup with your favorite egg noodles to make a mami soup. As much as possible, use fresh crab meat but a frozen or canned crab meat will do just fine. Also, adding radish to the broth can balance the flavors of the soup after all the ingredients are added. Hot sauce is for those who loves spicy dish but this is optional so you can omit it.

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Steamed Jumping Shrimp

Don’t be confused with this recipe because this is not the jumping shrimp salad where you have eat the live jumping shrimps along with it’s shell and antennae. The reason why this recipe is called steamed jumping shrimp is because you are using fresh live shrimps when cooking this recipe and the poor shrimps will jump when you mix it with the ingredients.

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American Sweet Ham

Christmas is weeks ahead and most us thinks that Christmas ham is the star of the celebration but some who can afford to buy a whole lechon still thinks that it is the most important part of celebrating Christmas. Still, not everyone can afford to buy ham or it is the last thing on their list. But for those who have the patience of making your own ham, a home made ham will save you money and if you are a business minded person, you can also sell it to your friends or neighbors at a cheaper price.

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Spaghetti with Condensed Milk Sauce

This spaghetti looks like your ordinary spaghetti but this dish taste like the spaghetti in fastfood joints, saucy, slightly sweet and geared to Filipino taste. There is a saying that don’t judge a book by it’s cover like this spaghetti that looks ordinary but the taste is superb. And with regards to the Italian seasoning, if you can’t find it in big supermarkets, you can make your own. Just mix equal amount of basil, marjoram, oregano, rosemary and thyme then grind it in a food processor.

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